OZCAR-RI OHMCV Mont Lozère catchment - France

Basic Information
Site Name
OZCAR-RI OHMCV Mont Lozère catchment
Short name
Mont Lozère
Country
France
Keywords
biogeochemical cycles
climatology
erosion
flashflood
hydrologic processes
land use evolution
water quality
Site Description
Hydrometeorological and biogeochemical observations within 5 embedded catchments (from 0.2 to 14.5 km2). Alpine Mediterranean climate with heavy rainfall and flash floods in automn. The geology is mainly granite. The land use is mainly grassland and forest. More information at http://www.ohmcv.fr
Last modified
2020-09-15 03:09:41
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1982
Purpose
Biogeochemical cycles Climate change Hydrometeorological extremes in the Mediterranean: intense rain events and subsequent flash-floods Erosion
History
3 small catchments instrumented since 1980, for hydrological and hydrochemical cycles. Cjearfelling of the spruce catchmentn from 1987-to 1989, re-planted in 1989, with different tree species. Beech forest catchment without change Grassland burned every ten years, sheep grazing.
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Mont Lozère catchment - France

Mont Lozère catchment - France

Meteorologica station of La Vialasse

Meteorologica station of La Vialasse

Geographic
Size
1450.00ha
Elevation (average)
1350.00msl
Elevation (min)
1150.00msl
Elevation (max)
1493.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER France (CZO_EU_FR_112)This site is a verified "LTER France" member.
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